Saturday, July 11, 2009

Why the Gerber Baby Is So Disturbing

As a parent, I often find myself staring at the Gerber Baby logo.

There's something vaguely unsettling about the picture.

At first I thought it was because the baby's face is so asymmetrical, but actually it goes further than that.

One side of the face is clearly evil, as you can see if we do a mirror image of each half.

The good side:

And the evil side:

I'm not sure why the Gerber people thought this terrifying Jekyll-and-Hyde logo would help sell baby products, but at least they've finally been exposed!